On Oct. 8 2016 at the IRONMAN World Championship race in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Shirin Gerami became the first woman to compete in the event officially representing Iran. As much as the challenge of conquering the course itself, she did it in accordance with Iranian requirements of women’s coverage. Here is her story. Read more
By Michael Breyer For those of you who do Sufferfest Videos (confession: I’m not one of you, but Khem is so I get called upstairs not infrequently when there’s something funny on the screen while she’s working out) – you know “It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time” is never true. I wasRead More
Just hours until race start… Here’s all the last-minute happenings of the day: This morning, Khem had a few moments to catch up with the 6-time IRONMAN World Champion in Kona. “The only bad race is one you don’t learn anything from…” – Mark Allen 60 Seconds in Kona: A Look at allRead More
Not sure if it’s OFFICIAL yet, but word on the street is Rudy is #1 in helmets in Kona!
Shrin “Shiz” Gerami is one of IRONMAN’s Humanitarian Athletes this year in Kona. Her journey is not just about her, but about all Iranian women who dream of representing their country in sport.
An young woman who wouldn’t let them tell her “no”. Read more